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U.S. Cities Play Catch Up on High-Speed Rail

September 11, 2019

U.S. Cities Play Catch Up on High-Speed Rail

“THIS IS THE reinvention of train travel in America,” Patrick Goddard, a dapper Irishman and the president of Virgin Trains USA, declared in late June. The path to reinvention traveled through a nondescript platform outside Orlando International Airport, where Goddard and area luminaries had gathered for the groundbreaking of the company’s new Orlando-to-Miami route. It was made possible by 67 wealthy investors, who had collectively financed the project with $1.75 billion in private bonds.

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ACEC Named Best Engineering Association at International Engineering Association Conference

ACEC News / Awards
September 10, 2019

ACEC Named Best Engineering Association at International Engineering Association Conference

At the annual conference of the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) in Mexico City this week, ACEC was named the Best Member Association.

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Engineering Influence Podcast Features FIDIC Diversity and Inclusivity Taskforce Chair Michelle Kruger

Industry News
September 10, 2019

Engineering Influence Podcast Features FIDIC Diversity and Inclusivity Taskforce Chair Michelle Kruger

In the latest ACEC Engineering Influence podcast, ACEC Director of Strategic Communications Jeff Urbanchuk speaks with Michelle Kruger who chairs FIDIC’s Diversity and Inclusivity Taskforce.

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Dodge Momentum Index Drops 1.3 percent in August

Industry News / Market Forecast
September 10, 2019

Dodge Momentum Index Drops 1.3 percent in August

The Dodge Momentum Index declined 1.3 percent in August and is down 10.3 percent year-over-year. The Index tracks the first report for nonresidential building projects in planning, which have been shown to lead construction spending for nonresidential buildings by a full year.

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Get the Lowdown on the European Economic Outlook in the latest Engineering Influence Podcast

Industry News / Market Forecast
September 10, 2019

Get the Lowdown on the European Economic Outlook in the latest Engineering Influence Podcast

ACEC Director of Strategic Communications Jeff Urbanchuk sat down with Henrik Garver, managing director of the Danish Association of Consulting Engineers, at the FIDIC Conference in Mexico City this week to discuss the economic outlook for Europe.

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Member Firm News
January 12, 2021

As enterprises thoughtfully work to meet environmental objectives from regulators, shareholders and consumers, Black & Veatch announces the launch of a dedicated environmental business unit to support those objectives.

https://www.bv.com/news/b


January 8, 2021

HDR is serving as owner’s engineer for Invenergy’s recently announced Samson Solar Energy Center, the largest solar project in U.S. history. Located in northeastern Texas, Samson Solar Energy Center is designed to produce 1,310 megawatts of power. 

https://www.hdrinc.com/ne


December 21, 2020

Bowman Consulting Group, Ltd. has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire KTA, an engineering firm with core expertise in mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineering, commissioning, third party plan review, and lighting design.

https://www.acec.org/defa


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,514,500 (December)
1,510,100 (November)

Construction Spending
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$1,459.400,000 (November)
$1,446,900,000 (October)

Dodge Momentum Index
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134.6 (December)
123.3 (November)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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295 Deals--Down 7 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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46.3 (November)
47.5 (October)

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